According to a recent poll conducted by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, more than 58% of survey respondents indicated that they would install ADS-B equipment prior to the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline mandated by the FAA.
In addition. 3.7% planned to equip in the next six months, and another 8.7% plan to equip in the next year.
Less than 15% indicated they never planned to equip [Read more…]
With the software update, pilots can now view ADS-B In weather and traffic data from FreeFlight Systems’ RANGR series of ADS-B receivers via the ForeFlight Mobile app. [Read more…]
SMYRNA, Tennessee – Carpenter Avionics has acquired the avionics business unit of Smyrna Air Center, an FAA approved maintenance and repair organization and one of two FBOs located at the same airport where Carpenter is based. The companies will partner as Carpenter Avionics becomes the avionics service provider for Smyrna Air Center. [Read more…]
Garmin will hold its first Aviation Open House Thursday, June 11, from 4-7 p.m. CDT. Pilots are invited to visit Garmin headquarters in Olathe, Kansas, to learn more about Garmin, tour the company’s product reliability lab, manufacturing and repair facilities and flight simulator lab.
Informational seminars tailored to Garmin avionics and industry-related topics also will be held. [Read more…]
Stratus ESG, a 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) all-in-one ADS-B Out solution with certified WAAS GPS, was recently introduced by Appareo.
Priced at $3,490, which includes the transponder, GPS antenna and install kit, the Stratus ESG is a panel-mounted 1090ES transponder with a built-in WAAS GPS. It will provide pilots with a solution to comply with the 2020 ADS-B mandate and seamless integration with their Stratus ADS-B portable receivers and ForeFlight Mobile app, according to Appareo officials. [Read more…]
L-3 Aviation Products‘ Lynx NGT-9000 MultiLink Surveillance System (MSS) models have received Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization from the FAA. The Lynx NGT-9000 is a touchscreen, dual-mode 1090 and 978 MHz Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder that is capable of displaying ADS-B traffic and weather. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Electronics Association released its 2014 year-end Avionics Market Report during the 58th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center this week in Dallas, Texas.
Total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales for the year amounted to more than $2.5 billion, a 4% increase in sales from 2013. [Read more…]